TITLE

Treetop tremors

AUTHOR(S)
O'Neill, Graeme
PUB. DATE
April 1999
SOURCE
Ecos;Apr-Jun99, Issue 99, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Outlines the threat to rare, leaf-eating Australian mammals posed by rising temperature and carbon dioxide levels. Mammals at risk; Includes Lemuroid ringtail possum; Herbert River ringtail possum; Daintree River ringtail possum; Coppery brushtail possum; Bennett's tree kangaroo; Concerns over the effects of global warming on grasses. INSET: Modelling the battle of the grasses.
ACCESSION #
1873174

 

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